Thursday, August 25, 2011

Travel Log

I have been inspired by Michelle Wooderson's mini travel album. She has the best ideas and I love her projects and her etsy shop. You might know her as Mish of the blog, Mish Mash. Anyway, she was showing her darling little project which inspired me to make my own...all creative credit goes to her...

My "Log" is about 6x8 inches. The covers are sturdy cardboard covered with Craft Cardstock. I used cream and beige acrylic paint to "spatter" the covers and also brush the edges. A smaller cardstock adorns the front with 'Enjoy the Journey' stamped in black. I also added a butterfly, stamped a pointing finger and cute clothespin.

On the inside of the front cover, I added a sticky note pad for jotting down thoughts and events on the trip. I also added a pocket filled with stamped tags and a few embellies to add later.

My first page is taken from an old atlas and is a map of Tennessee ( where we will be traveling.) I stamped a few words here and there and added craft cardstock to document the miles we travel, cost of gas, vehicle we were driving (with a pic), so that we can remember it all years from now.

I have several pages in the album and will share more later. I also used lots and lots of paperclips and other accessories along the way to add things as we go. I made a similar album for my sweet niece, Amber, over at the Country Scrapper. I am thinking that her mom has forgotten to give it to her because she hasn't mentioned it once and I know that she would have if she had gotten it...*cough*cough* LOL, I am sure that I will find out its whereabouts now!

Hope that you have a great day!


Michelle Wooderson said...

Very nice, so glad you created one of your own! Hope you have many happy travels!

Annette said...

Your album is spectacular Tammie, I love it!! What a wonderful way to display all your photos and adventures with all the traveling you and your husband do. Such a great memory album for you to look back on, I can't wait to see more pages! I know Amber will love her's too once she get's it! (your story made me giggle!)Hope you have a wonderful week! :)

Audrey Pettit said...

Oooh, what a fabulous mini album, Tammie! Love, love this idea, and all your details are fantastic. Love the map you added and love all the kraft papers. Such an awesome combo. :)